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Open for business : the roots of foreign ownership in Canada

Author: Gordon Laxer
Publisher: Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1989.
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Canada has a very high level of foreign business ownership. This study subjects the standard explanations of Canada's economic dependence to careful and critical scrutiny.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Laxer, Gordon, 1944-
Open for business.
Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1989
(DLC) 89203151
(OCoLC)24108490
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Laxer
ISBN: 9780195435139 0195435133
OCLC Number: 680989804
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 247 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: ""CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""1 Clearing Away the Myths""; ""2 Late-follower Development""; ""3 Sweden: Out of the Staple Trap""; ""4 The Politics of Dependent Industrialization""; ""5 The Making of a Branch-plant Economy""; ""6 Open Door to Foreign Ownership""; ""7 Conclusion""; ""APPENDIX I""; ""A comparison of Alexander Hamilton's charter of the Bank of the United States with the proposed charter of the Bank of Lower Canada""; ""APPENDIX II"" ""Table A: Finished manufactures as percentage of total trade in the main non-Communist industrial countries, plus Australia, 1899, 1913, 1955""""Table B: Trade in finished manufactured goods by industrial countries, 1899, 1913, 1955""; ""Table C: Trade in finished manufactured goods excluding textiles and clothing by industrial countries, 1899, 1913, 1955""; ""INDEX""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""
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